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Math for meds : dosages & solutions

Author: Anna M Curren
Publisher: Australia ; Clifton Park, N.Y. : Thomson/Delmar Learning, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Programmed instruction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anna M Curren
ISBN: 1401831222 9781401831226
OCLC Number: 54858035
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 319 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements for accompanying disk: Microsoft Windows 98, Me, NT, 4.0, 2000, XP or newer ; Pentium II processor or faster ; 32-64 MB RAM ; 16 MB hard disk space ; SVGA-compatible color monitor ; SVGA or higher ; 800 x 600, True Color (24-bit or 32-bit) or High Color (16-bit modes) ; CD-ROM 8x or faster ; An Internet connection and Netscape Navigator 6.2 or Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, or newer, are required.
Contents: section 1. Refresher math --
1. Relative value, addition and subtraction of decimals --
Relative value of decimals --
Addition and subtraction of decimals --
Using a calculator for addition and subtraction --
Summary --
Summary self-test --
2. Multiplication and division of decimals --
Multiplication of decimals without using a calculator --
Division of decimals --
Elimination of decimal points --
Reduction of fractions --
Reduction of numbers ending in zero --
Expressing to the nearest tenth --
Expressing to the nearest hundredth --
Summary --
Summary self-test --
3. Solving common fraction equations --
Whole number equations --
Decimal fraction equations --
Multiple number equations --
Summary --
Summary self-test --
section 2. Introduction to drug measures --
4. Metric, international (SI) system --
Basic units of the metric/SI system --
Metric/SI prefixes --
Metric/SI abbreviations --
Variations of metric/SI abbreviations --
Metric/SI notation rules --
Conversion between metric/SI units --
Common errors in metric/SI dosages --
Summary --
Summary self-test --
5. Additional drug measures : unit, percentage, milliequivalent, ratio, apothecary, household --
International units (U) --
Percentage (%) measures --
Milliequivalent (mEq) measures --
Ratio measures --
Apothecary and household measures --
Apothecary/household notations --
Apothecary/household to metric/SI equivalents table --
The apothecary/metric conversion clock --
Summary --
Summary self-test. section 3. Reading medication labels and syringe calibrations --
6. Reading oral medication labels --
Tablet and capsule labels --
Tablet/capsule dosage calculation --
Oral solution labels --
Measurement of oral solutions --
Summary --
Summary self-test --
7. Hypodermic syringe measurement --
Standard 3 mL/cc syringe --
Safety syringes --
Tuberculin (TB) syringe --
5, 6, 10, and 12 mL/cc syringes --
20 cc and larger syringes --
Summary --
Summary self-test --
8. Reading parenteral medication labels --
Reading metric/SI solution labels --
Percent (%) and ratio solution labels --
Solutions measured in international units (U) --
Solutions measured as milliequivalents (mEq) --
Summary --
Summary self-test --
9. Reconstitution of powdered drugs --
Reconstitution of a single strength solution --
Reconstitution of multiple strength solutions --
Reconstitution from package insert directions --
Summary --
Summary self-test --
10. Measuring insulin dosages --
Types of insulin --
U-100 insulin and syringes --
Lo-dose syringes --
1 cc capacity syringes --
Combining insulin dosages --
Summary --
Summary self-test --
section 4. Dosage calculations --
11. Dosage calculation using ration and proportion --
Ratios --
Ratio and proportion (R and P) expressed using colons --
Dosage calculation using R and P express with colons --
Ratio and proportion (R and P) expressed using common fractions --
Dosage calculation using R and P expressed as common fractions --
Calculations when drug weights are in different units of measure --
Summary --
Summary self-test --
12. Formula method --
Basic formula --
Use with metric conversions --
Use with U and mEq calculations --
Summary --
Summary self-test. section 5. Dosage calculation from body weight and body surface area --
13. Adult and pediatric dosages based on body weight --
Converting lb to kg --
Converting kg to lb --
Calculating dosages from drug label information --
Calculating dosages from drug literature --
Summary --
Summary self-test --14. Adult and pediatric dosages based on body surface area --
Calculating BSA from kg and cm --
Calculating BSA from lb and in --
Dosage calculation based on BSA --
Assessing orders based on BSA --
Summary --
Summary self-test --
section 6. Intravenous calculations --15. Introduction to IV therapy --
Primary line --
Secondary line --
Volume-controlled burettes --
Indwelling infusion ports/intermittent locks --
Volumetric pumps --
Syringe pumps --
Patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) devices --
Introduction to IV fluids --
Percentages in IV fluids --
Parenteral nutrition --
Summary --
Summary self-test --
16. IV flow rate calculation --
IV tubing calibration --
Calculating large volume gtt/min rates from mL/hr ordered --
Calculating small volume gtt/min rates from mL/min ordered --
Formula method of flow rate calculation --
Division factor method of calculation --
Regulating flow rate --
Correcting off-schedule rates --
Summary --
Summary self-test --
17. Calculating IV infusion and completion times --
Calculating from volume and hourly rate ordered --
Calculating infusion time from gtt/min rate and set calibration --
Calculating small-volume infusion times of less than 1 hr --
Determining infusion completion time --
Labeling solution bags with infusion and completion times --
Summary --
Summary self-test --
18. IV medication and titration calculations --
Calculating mL/hr rate from dosage ordered --
Calculating mL/hr rate from dosage per kg ordered --
Calculating dosage infusing from flow rate --
Titration of infusions --
Summary --
Summary self-test --
19. Heparin infusion calculations --
Reading heparin labels and preparing IV solutions --
Calculating mL/hr flow rate from U/hr ordered --
Calculating gtt/min flow rate from U/hr ordered --
Calculating U/hr infusing from mL/hr infusing --
Calculating U/hr infusing from solution strength, set calibration, and gtt/min rate --
Summary --
Summary self-test. section 7. Pediatric mediation calculations --
20. Pediatric oral and parenteral medications --
Oral medications --
IM and s.c. medications --
Summary --
Summary self-test --
21. Pediatric intravenous medications --
Methods of IV medication administration --
Medication administration via burette --
Comparing IV dosages ordered with average dosages --
Summary --
Summary self-test --
Appendix A. Medication administration records --
Medication record 1 --
Medication record 2 --
Medication record 3 --
Summary.
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